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[Tsunenori Takeda and Paul Helms, Jr. at Helms Athletic Foundation, Los Angeles, California, May 6, 1965]

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[Tsunenori Takeda and Paul Helms, Jr. at Helms Athletic Foundation, Los Angeles, California, May 6, 1965]
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Los Angeles, Calif., May 6, 1965

(96.267.867)

Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family

Description

3 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, May 7, 1965 and January 1, 1966, Japanese section.

Former prince Tsunenori Takeda of the PE Association and Paul H. Helms, Jr. at a welcome party for Takeda held at the Helms Athletic Foundation, Los Angeles, California, May 6, 1954. Various portraits of Japanese and Caucasian men and women behind a long table covered with flowers, martini glasses and a Bird of paradise flower arrangement in foreground; Olympic flag hangs on brick wall in background.
1N: Two Japanese and Caucasian men in suits stand side by side holding a binder with Olympic ring design below a circle, "Tokyo Olympiad", on front cover. Helms holds an Olympic torch holder, a large peg-like object with hole in center, in proper left hand. A Japanese woman sits at table, right.
2N: Two Japanese and Caucasian couples stand side by side. Japanese woman has a large orchid corsage on proper left shoulder.
3N: Younger Japanese man stands between two Japanese and Caucasian men.

Inscription
Typed on original envelope: Helms Foundation.

History
Tsunanori Takeda was the head of the 1964 Japan Olympic Committee. He presented Helms with gifts from the 1964 Olympics, including photo album, torch holder, and medals.

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